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How to Start Your Own Space Program | Joseph Maydell

A flight controller for the International Space Station at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Joseph Maydell came to TEDxBeaconStreet 2012 and gave a talk about how he founded High Altitude Science to help others experience the thrills…
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Why We Need Space | Tom Horn

Having grown up studying the night sky at the Mt. Haleakala observatory in Hawaii, it is little surprise that Tom Horn pursued a career in space. Shortly after graduating from Virginia Tech, he was hired by NASA as a Flight Controller for…
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Sunita Williams' greeting from the International Space Station

Sunita kicked off our incredible weekend while orbiting above us in the International Space Station at 18,000 miles a hour.  Her message is our call to action! [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rIz6FtyqXxQ&feature=plcp[/youtube]